3 min read.Updated: 17 Nov 2015, 10:44 PM ISTLivemint
Individual states are driven by their own policy objectives
The deadly terrorist attack by the Islamic State in Paris on Friday, which has claimed at least 129 innocent lives, serves as a grim reminder of the kind of challenges that the world is facing today. Global leaders gathered soon after the Paris incident in Antalya, Turkey, for the G20 summit. While the G20 is a forum for enhancing economic cooperation, the Paris attack shifted the attention to issues related to terrorism and security. Leaders of the G20 were united in condemning the incident and have issued a “strong statement on the fight against terrorism".